Friday, August 29, 2008

Elsie Law's Daily Dose Of The Law

Voluntary manslaughter is "manslaughter committed voluntarily upon a sudden heat of the passions; as if, upon a sudden quarrel, two persons fight, and one of them kills the other. It is the unlawful taking of human life under circumstances falling short of willful or deliberate intent to kill and approaching too near thereto to be justifiable homicide" -From, "Black's Law Dictionary

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